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Achievement and Quality: Higher Education in the Arts

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National Association of Schools of Music

Welcome to the NASM web site.

NASM, founded in 1924, is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 647 accredited institutional members.  It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.

Institutional Membership is gained only through the peer review process of accreditation.  Individual Membership is available by application.

NASM provides information to potential students and parents, consultations, statistical information, professional development; and policy analysis.

NASM has an extensive publications program.

This web site is intended to provide general assistance regarding the operation of NASM including the accreditation process.  Requests for further information may be directed to the National Office staff.  NASM accepts no responsibility for the content of any information or web site attached to this site.

NASM HANDBOOK 2014-15 PUBLISHED
December 19, 2014

The NASM Handbook 2014-15 is now available. It incorporates all revisions ratified by the NASM Membership, the Board of Directors, the Commission on Accreditation, and the Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation during the Annual Meeting in November 2014.

Click here to be redirected to the Standards/Handbook section of the website for access to the Handbook.

2015 ANNUAL MEETING

The NASM 2015 Annual Meeting will be held November 20 - 24 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.

PAY NASM INVOICES ONLINE

Invoices received from NASM can be paid on the Web site without the need to log in. Click here to be redirected to the "Pay Invoice Online" page.

CURRENT NOTICES

Please remember to visit the Current Notices page regularly for new announcements and official notices.

WEBSITE PROBLEMS?

Please email questions, problems, and/or concerns to jharbo@arts-accredit.org.

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